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Arsenic in Taxidermy Collections

Arsenic in Taxidermy Collections: History, Detection, and Management

Arsenic Health and Safety Update

Storage Methods for Taxidermy Specimens

Troublesome Trophies and Fragile Feathered Friends: Introduction to the Care of Historic Taxidermy


Conservation On Line (COL)

Connecting to Collections

Photo: To protect against arsenic in the preservatives of old taxidermy, Bridget Freeman, wears a hazmat suit and a respirator to vacuum dust, mites and debris from a tiger at the Museum of Arts and Culture. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

About Mark Walhimer

Mark is Managing Partner of Museum Planning, LLC, a museum planning and exhibition project management firm of interactive educational environments for Science Centers, Children's Museums and Natural History Museums. You can reach Mark at

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